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Nearly 4.1 million recieved humanitarian aid in Syria UN

Sep 02, 2014    

Beirut The World Food Program provided assistance to a record 4.1 million people inside Syria last month, reaching more of those in need with shipments traversing borders and front lines, the agency said Tuesday.Syria's civil war has touched off a massive humanitarian crisis, with some 10.8 million people in need of assistance, including 4.7 million in hard-to-reach areas, according to the UN.Getting humanitarian aid to them has proven a massive challenge for the international community. The Syrian government refused to allow the UN to ship assistance to those in need without Damascus' approva...

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